Dawn Frances TUNSTALL nee HAWKINS
( wife to Wilfred ‘Bill’ TUNSTALL ) R.I.P.
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # PW 53
Stations: ?, School Lecturing, Campsie ( 1965 ), Plain Clothes at Surry Hills CIB – Drug & Vice duties.
Service: From ? ? 1963 to ? does not appear in the 1979 ‘Stud Book’
Awards: ? Nil
Born: 16 March 1940 in Henty, NSW
Died on: Thursday 2 June 2016
Funeral date: Friday 10 June 2016 @ 2pm
Funeral location: Christ Anglican Church, 345 Great Western Highway, SPRINGWOOD
Buried at: Leura Gardens, Leura, NSW
Memorial at: ?
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Dawn was married to Bill TUNSTALL and Dawn worked from the Women Police Office in the old C.I.B. building, Surry Hills.
born in Henty NSW.
In 1957 Dawn became a Nurse & Midwife at Yass and in 1963 was sworn in as a Woman Police Constable no 53.
Dawn, ( like all of that early period of women in policing ), performed duties in school lecturing then into Plain Clothes at the CIB performing drug and vice duties.
Dawn married the late Det. Sgt Bill Tunstall and resigned to raise a family.
She went back to Nursing and during this period she found time to hold Commissioned Officer positions in the Girl Guides, St Johns Ambulance and Senior Controller in the SES she gave her life to Public Service.
Vale Dawn Tunstall
by Richard Hurst